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hot dog

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noun \ˈhät-ˌdȯg\

Definition of hot dog

  1. 1 :  frankfurter; especially :  a frankfurter with a typically mild flavor that is heated and usually served in a long split roll

  2. 2 [perhaps from 2hot dog] :  one that hotdogs; also :  show-off

Examples of hot dog in a Sentence

  1. The other players on the team don't like him because he's such a hot dog.

First Known Use of hot dog

1884


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hot dog

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interjection \ˈhät-ˈdȯg\

Definition of hot dog

  1. —used to express approval or gratification

Examples of hot dog in a Sentence

  1. Hot dog! the child cried, We're going to the circus!

First Known Use of hot dog

circa 1906


HOT DOG Defined for English Language Learners

hot dog

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noun

Definition of hot dog for English Language Learners

  • : a small cooked sausage that is mild in flavor and is usually served in a long roll (called a hot dog bun)

  • : a person (such as an athlete) who performs or plays in a way that is meant to attract attention : a person who hotdogs

  • —used to express approval or pleasure


HOT DOG Defined for Kids

hot dog

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noun \ˈhät-ˌdȯg\

Definition of hot dog for Students

  1. :  a frankfurter cooked and then served in a long split roll



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